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Tony Nominee Tom Hanks: I’m The ‘Luckiest Man On The Planet’

Actor Tom Hanks really is feeling lucky, as the two-time Oscar winner is now a Tony nominee after his Broadway debut in the play, “Lucky Guy.”

05/01/2013

Actress Maura Tierney, director George C. Wolfe, actor Tom Hanks, and actor Peter Scolari attend the curtain call for the 'Lucky Guy.' (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

‘Kinky Boots’ Leads Tony Award Nominations With 13

The nominations were announced Tuesday in a televised event co-hosted by Tony winner Sutton Foster and “Modern Family” star Jesse Tyler Ferguson. The awards will be broadcast on CBS from Radio City Music Hall on June 9.

04/30/2013

Cast of 'Matilda'  performs onstage at the 2013 Actors Fund's Annual Gala Honoring Robert De Niro at The New York Marriott Marquis on April 29, 2013.  (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)

‘Matilda: The Musical’ Lands 12 Tony Award Nominations

“Matilda: The Musical” is a witty musical adaptation of the novel by Roald Dahl and is true to his bleak vision of childhood as a savage battleground.

04/30/2013

The cast of 'Kinky Boots' perform onstage at the Media Opening for Kinky Boots on Broadway Show, on April 4, 2013. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Kinky Liqueur)

What Makes ‘Kinky Boots’ Tick And Why It Grabbed 13 Nominations

What does it take to make a great Broadway musical? A talented score, a clever book, great singing and dancing, impressive costumes and an engaging set. Do all great musicals hit all of these points equally well? Of course not. But “Kinky Boots” does.

04/30/2013

Nathan Lane  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Our Picks: Why Nathan Lane Should Be ‘Best Actor’ Nominee

Nathan Lane is beloved by audiences and Tony voters, and is certain to be one of the nominees for Best Actor for his performance in “The Nance.”

04/22/2013

"Ann" Staring Holland Taylor Extends Broadway Run (Photo provided by The Hartman Group via Getty Images)

Our Picks: Why Holland Taylor Should Be ‘Best Actress’ Nominee

Holland Taylor, the actress, playwright, TV and film star, will undoubtedly get a Tony nomination for Best Actress for her performance in “Ann,” a tribute to Ann Richards.

04/22/2013

Tracy Letts in 'Who's Afraid of Viriginia Woolf?'

Our Picks: Why Tracy Letts Should Best Actor Nominee

Tony Award-winning playwright Tracy Letts will likely be nominated as Best Actor for his performance in the Steppenwolf Theater Company’s stunning revival of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”

04/22/2013

Actors George Akram, Karen Olivo, Matt Cavenaugh, Josefina Scaglione and Cody Green take to the stage for the curtain call at the opening night of 'West Side Story' on Broadway at the Palace Theatre on March 19, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

The Best Musicals That Have Been Made Into Movies

Ever since “Chicago” won the Best Picture Oscar in 2003, Hollywood seems to be going back to Broadway for its material, like it did back in the ’50s and ’60s.

04/22/2013

Ethel Merman (credit: NBCU Photo Bank)

A Look Back: Ten Tony Award Winners From The Past

With so many great Tony Award performances of the past, how do you pick a top 10? Here is a look at a few undeniable legends that stand out from years past.

04/22/2013

Hands on a Hardbody

Our Picks: Why ‘Hands on a Hardbody’ Should Be A Best Musical Nominee

The quirky Trey Anastasio musical about Texans trying to win a truck is very likely to be Tony-nominated for Best Musical. It has great music and a warm-hearted plot. It just had a title that it couldn’t overcome.

04/22/2013

Douglas Carter Beane, Jack O'Brian, Jonny Orsini, Nathan Lane and Lewis J Stalden attend the after party for "The Nance" opening night at the Marriott Marquis Times Square on April 15, 2013.  (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images)

Our Picks: Why ‘The Nance’ Should Be Best Play Nominee

Douglas Carter Beane’s play about swishy vaudeville comics who are often straight but may not be is a strong candidate for Best Play of the season.

04/22/2013

Patrick Harris and Patti LuPone onstage at the 66th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Tony Awards To Head Back To Radio City Music Hall

Producers of the show were forced to find a new home for the 2011 event after Cirque du Soleil moved into the 6,000-seat Rockefeller Center arena with its $50 million acrobatic rock opera “Zarkana.” The Tonys had been hosted at Radio City from 1997-2010.

03/18/2013

66th Annual Tony Awards - Show

The Winners Of The 2012 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards

A list of winners from Sunday’s Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre.

06/10/2012

'Once' Star  Cristin Milioti at the 66th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

For Tony-Nominated ‘Once’ Star Cristin Milioti, A Trying Tryout

When Cristin Milioti arrived at her final audition for the musical “Once,” her palms were slick with sweat, and she felt like she was going to pass out.

06/10/2012

66th Annual Tony Awards - Show

66th Annual Tony Awards Show Star-Studded And Explosive

The explosion of performances is an attempt to showcase as much on Broadway as possible and also an implicit admission that there’s no clear, dying-to-see-it front-running musical like last year’s juggernaut, “The Book of Mormon.”

06/10/2012

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